OK!
 magazine is featuring Jessica Simpson on their cover. The story? OK! is featuring Jessica’s “My First New Days As A New Mom.” Has she given birth yet? 

No, as of April 5, she has not.

But OK! magazine will be on newsstands April 16. By then, Jessica may have given birth. And OK! does not want to be behind its magazine competitors when it comes to the latest celebrity gossip. OK! acts like Jessica already had her baby, saying “the star opens up about her beautiful girl.” In reality, the “beautiful girl” is still a fetus. 

To make things worse, OK! shows off Jessica with a baby on the cover. This baby is not Jessica’s baby. And all of the information in this magazine is old, since she has not yet given birth.

OK! is just tricking readers, and the sad thing is that it will probably work. But I think this should somehow be illegal. It’s definitely unethical. But some magazines will do anything to make a sale.

What do you think of OK!’s tactic? Is this okay or is this magazine crossing a line? 

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